The Hinrich-IMD Sustainable Trade Index 2022

Overall STI
Rank
Economy
Value
Score
1
New Zealand
100,00
2
United Kingdom
94,38
3
Hong Kong, SAR
87,87
4
Japan
83,09
5
Singapore
82,70
6
Australia
78,23
7
Canada
76,48
8
South Korea
75,35
9
United States
71,57
10
Taiwan
65,53
11
Chile
62,87
12
Philippines
49,52
13
China
49,42
14
Malaysia
47,97
15
Thailand
46,55
16
Mexico
45,22
17
Cambodia
45,04
18
Indonesia
41,21
19
Ecuador
40,98
20
Vietnam
40,54
21
Peru
36,71
22
Sri Lanka
36,55
23
Laos
31,32
24
Bangladesh
27,41
25
Brunei
21,81
26
India
11,67
27
Papua New Guinea
11,33
28
Myanmar
3,20
29
Pakistan
2,36
30
Russia
0,00
Rank
Economy
Value
Score
Population
Wealth
Membership
1
New Zealand
100,00
Small
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
2
United Kingdom
94,38
Large
High
CPTPP (applicant)
3
Hong Kong, SAR
87,87
Small
High
APEC
4
Japan
83,09
Large
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
5
Singapore
82,70
Small
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
6
Australia
78,23
Medium
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
7
Canada
76,48
Medium
High
APEC, CPTPP
8
South Korea
75,35
Large
High
APEC, RCEP
9
United States
71,57
Large
High
APEC
10
Taiwan
65,53
Medium
High
APEC
11
Chile
62,87
Medium
Medium
APEC, CPTPP
12
Philippines
49,52
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
13
China
49,42
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
14
Malaysia
47,97
Medium
Medium
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
15
Thailand
46,55
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
16
Mexico
45,22
Large
Medium
APEC, CPTPP
17
Cambodia
45,04
Medium
Low
RCEP
18
Indonesia
41,21
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
19
Ecuador
40,98
Medium
Medium
CPTPP (applicant)
20
Vietnam
40,54
Large
Medium
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
21
Peru
36,71
Medium
Medium
APEC, CPTPP
22
Sri Lanka
36,55
Medium
Medium
23
Laos
31,32
Small
Low
RCEP
24
Bangladesh
27,41
Large
Low
25
Brunei
21,81
Small
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
26
India
11,67
Large
Low
27
Papua New Guinea
11,33
Small
Low
APEC
28
Myanmar
3,20
Large
Low
RCEP
29
Pakistan
2,36
Large
Low
30
Russia
0,00
Large
Medium
APEC
Notes
The Hinrich-IMD Sustainable Trade Index measures a country’s readiness and capacity to participate in the international trading system in a manner that supports long-term goals of economic growth, environmental protection, and societal development.  
Source
Score distribution
Filtered economies
30-economy average
1.01. Consumer price inflation
Rank
Economy
Value
Score
1
Japan
-0,26
100,00
2
Ecuador
0,13
95,75
3
China
0,85
87,89
4
Thailand
1,23
83,76
5
Brunei
1,50
80,82
6
Indonesia
1,56
80,17
7
Hong Kong, SAR
1,57
80,07
8
Taiwan
1,82
77,31
9
Vietnam
1,87
76,77
10
Singapore
2,31
72,03
11
Malaysia
2,48
70,15
12
South Korea
2,50
69,92
13
United Kingdom
2,59
68,94
14
Australia
2,82
66,42
15
Cambodia
2,96
64,92
16
Canada
3,40
60,13
17
Myanmar
3,64
57,43
18
Laos
3,75
56,21
19
Philippines
3,93
54,32
20
New Zealand
3,94
54,17
21
Peru
3,98
53,76
22
Papua New Guinea
4,49
48,23
23
Chile
4,52
47,80
24
United States
4,69
46,04
25
India
5,52
36,96
26
Bangladesh
5,56
36,51
27
Mexico
5,69
35,03
28
Sri Lanka
5,96
32,13
29
Russia
6,69
24,10
30
Pakistan
8,90
0,00
Rank
Economy
Value
Score
Population
Wealth
Membership
1
Japan
-0,26
100,00
Large
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
2
Ecuador
0,13
95,75
Medium
Medium
CPTPP (applicant)
3
China
0,85
87,89
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
4
Thailand
1,23
83,76
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
5
Brunei
1,50
80,82
Small
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
6
Indonesia
1,56
80,17
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
7
Hong Kong, SAR
1,57
80,07
Small
High
APEC
8
Taiwan
1,82
77,31
Medium
High
APEC
9
Vietnam
1,87
76,77
Large
Medium
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
10
Singapore
2,31
72,03
Small
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
11
Malaysia
2,48
70,15
Medium
Medium
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
12
South Korea
2,50
69,92
Large
High
APEC, RCEP
13
United Kingdom
2,59
68,94
Large
High
CPTPP (applicant)
14
Australia
2,82
66,42
Medium
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
15
Cambodia
2,96
64,92
Medium
Low
RCEP
16
Canada
3,40
60,13
Medium
High
APEC, CPTPP
17
Myanmar
3,64
57,43
Large
Low
RCEP
18
Laos
3,75
56,21
Small
Low
RCEP
19
Philippines
3,93
54,32
Large
Medium
APEC, RCEP
20
New Zealand
3,94
54,17
Small
High
APEC, CPTPP, RCEP
21
Peru
3,98
53,76
Medium
Medium
APEC, CPTPP
22
Papua New Guinea
4,49
48,23
Small
Low
APEC
23
Chile
4,52
47,80
Medium
Medium
APEC, CPTPP
24
United States
4,69
46,04
Large
High
APEC
25
India
5,52
36,96
Large
Low
26
Bangladesh
5,56
36,51
Large
Low
27
Mexico
5,69
35,03
Large
Medium
APEC, CPTPP
28
Sri Lanka
5,96
32,13
Medium
Medium
29
Russia
6,69
24,10
Large
Medium
APEC
30
Pakistan
8,90
0,00
Large
Low
Notes
Harmonised inflation rates, year average.
Source
IMF
Score distribution
Filtered economies
30-economy average
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